Track Bratz Debut Saturday in Iron Mountain
by Theresa Peterson
The Kingsford Track Bratz Junior Roller Derby Club will hold their first official bout in Iron Mountain this weekend. The Track Bratz have been practicing since January of 2012 and are more than ready to demonstrate their derby skills this Saturday.
Ashley 'Butterfingers' Neuman, Zoe 'Z-Girl' Steinbeck, Savahnna 'Blueberry Snap' Peterson, Victoria 'Little Bomb Slammer' Peterson, Hannah 'Banana Peeler' Proudfit, Hailey 'Hailenator' Richardson, Kayla 'Dance Star' Lindstrom and Lauren 'Lil’ Bottoms' Teske practice for the Track Bratz first roller derby bout to be held this Saturday at the former Goodwill building in Iron Mountain.
Approximately 20 girls ages 7 to 17 are currently members of the club. "The Funky Monkeys" and "Sour Punch Wheelers" have been practicing for two months and are finally ready to show off their mad derby skills.
"The Track Bratz have been working hard to get ready for the bout. I am so proud of how much they have improved and learned in the last few months. They are going to be fun to watch when they hit the track on Saturday." said Lynn "Scream Roller" Currie coach of The Funky Monkeys.
"The kids have improved so much since the first practice! The best part is their attitude though, they absolutely love being there every practice, no matter how hard we work them!" said Sour Punch Wheelers coach Stephanie "Maim-Bow Brite" Mieras.
The event takes place from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the former Goodwill building in Iron Mountain. Presale tickets are $5.00 and can be purchased fro any junior derby girl. Tickets can also be purchased at the door for $8.00. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. Please bring your own chair as seating is limited.
Members of The Funky Monkeys include; Hailey "Pez D. Spencer" Currie, Tia"Flaming Fury" Fiorucci,
Cait "Snow DriftHer" Flynn, Kirsten Mini Donut" Gardner, Kayla "Dance Star" Lindstrom, Tori "Little Bomb Slammer" Peterson, Savahnna "Blueberry Snap" Peterson, Hailey "Hailenator" Richardson, Hannah "Banana Pealer" Proudfit, Marisa "Lil' Mizz Mayhem" Shinn
Members of the Sour Punch Wheelers include; Paige "Monster Fruitcake" Currie,
Harlee "Sunset Slammer" Davis, Alyssa "Kyss My Lyss" Moore, Ashley "Butterfingers" Neuman
Kaylen "Shy O My" Richardson, Lauren "Lil' Bottoms" Teske, Lily "Tigress Lily" Valenti
Zoe "Z-Girl" Steinbeck, Emily "Tootsie Bell" Bruns, Sam "Golden Twister" Goldsworthy